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Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launched in spring 2017, but speculation for their successors is already in full flow. As is always the way, as soon as one great device appears, there are always those wanting more. Here are all the rumours relating to... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 will be unveiled at MWC 2018, and this is what it will look like

Samsung Galaxy S9 will be unveiled at MWC 2018, and this is what it will look like

By Max Langridge

Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S9 and S9+ on 27 February at Mobile World Congress, according to Korean news outlet The Bell, and translated by MySmartPrice. The site has a small table showing the unveiling and launch dates of the previous Galaxy S flagships... Read more

Samsung's Bixby smart speaker: What's the story so far?

Samsung's Bixby smart speaker: What's the story so far?

By Elyse Betters

Leaks and rumours from the past year will have you believe that a Bixby-powered smart speaker is on the way.Samsung is reportedly developing such a device, and if the latest news is true, we'll see it arrive sometime in 2018. It's early days still, so... Read more

Unboxing a refurbished Samsung Galaxy S7 - how new-looking is it?

Unboxing a refurbished Samsung Galaxy S7 - how new-looking is it?

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Previously, Quick Mobile Fix sent us a refurbished iPhone to check out, to see if it looks and feels like a new phone. This time out, it’s a Galaxy S7 in pristine condition bundle.To keep the phone extra secure, the actual phone itself shipped in a... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 schematics reaffirm repositioned fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S9 schematics reaffirm repositioned fingerprint scanner

By Max Langridge

Just a day after we finally saw some renders of the Samsung Galaxy S9, some schematic drawings have appeared on Chinese social site Weibo, often the source of many accurate smartphone leaks, that confirm the next flagship will get a new-look back panel.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get much-improved iris scanning

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get much-improved iris scanning

By Max Langridge

A report fresh out of Korea has said that Samsung will give the Galaxy S9 and S9+ a much improved iris scanner over the Galaxy S8, which will be used to provide extra security for sensitive information. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far?... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ leaked renders reveal repositioned fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ leaked renders reveal repositioned fingerprint scanner

By Max Langridge

We're likely only a few months away from the official launch of Samsung's next flagship devices, the Galaxy S9 and S9+, yet we've only just seen our first set of renders. The renders have been created by Samsungmobile.News and are based on a now removed... Read more

Forget your password? No worries, just let Samsung scan your palm

Forget your password? No worries, just let Samsung scan your palm

By Elyse Betters

Samsung is looking into a new way of verifying your identity and, oddly, reminding you of your password should you ever forget it.The company, which already offers biometric-based unlocking technologies on its devices, ranging from facial recognition... Read more

Amazing Samsung QLED and 4K HDR TV Black Friday deals, get up to £600 off

Amazing Samsung QLED and 4K HDR TV Black Friday deals, get up to £600 off

By Rik Henderson

There are thousands of bargains during the Black Friday sales period, but few products offer as spectacular savings as TVs. So if you're in the market for a new 4K HDR telly, you won't get a better time to buy.Samsung is one of the leaders in the field... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear VR headset for just £379, grab a bargain before it's gone...

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear VR headset for just £379, grab a bargain before it's gone...

By Mike Lowe

It's Black Friday, so tis the season to grab a bargain.John Lewis is offering a cracker: the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone, in gold finish, for just £379 - check out the deal here.Not only that, the handset comes with a Samsung Gear VR headset to dive... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 not expected to undergo radical redesign, incremental updates expected instead

Samsung Galaxy S9 not expected to undergo radical redesign, incremental updates expected instead

By Max Langridge

Samsung isn't expected to make too many drastic changes to the design of the Galaxy S9, instead relying on the largely successful design of the Galaxy S8, at least, that's according to usually reliable leaker Evan Blass. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's... Read more

Samsung seems to confirm foldable Galaxy X is real in support page

Samsung seems to confirm foldable Galaxy X is real in support page

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has inadvertently confirmed it is planning a device that was previously only rumoured: the Galaxy X.Thanks to a support page on Samsung’s own website (via Mobiel Kope and LetsGoDigital), details about the Galaxy X have surfaced online. The support... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 set for early-2018 reveal?

Samsung Galaxy S9 set for early-2018 reveal?

By Max Langridge

Samsung may launch the Galaxy S9 flagship earlier in the year in 2018 than the S8, according to Twitter user Ricciolo1, who has been accurate with leaks and predictions in the past. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What’s the story so far?  Not only does... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 may be bundled with AKG Bluetooth buds

Samsung Galaxy S9 may be bundled with AKG Bluetooth buds

By Max Langridge

We're still a fair few months away from the Samsung Galaxy S9 official launch - which we expect to be towards the end of March - but the rumours keep coming. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far? The latest comes from Twitter user IceUniverse -... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could be codenamed 'Crown', could be the king of phablets

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could be codenamed 'Crown', could be the king of phablets

By Max Langridge

Samsung is already thought to be working on the Note 9, the next phablet in the long-running Note series. Two employees from Samsung's Global Product Planning Group have confirmed the phone is already in the planning stages. Samsung Galaxy Note 9: What's... Read more

Android 8.0 Oreo beta for Samsung Galaxy S8 rolling out now

Android 8.0 Oreo beta for Samsung Galaxy S8 rolling out now

By Max Langridge

Samsung has officially confirmed that Android 8.0 Oreo is now rolling out in beta form to Galaxy S8 and S8+ handsets in the UK, US and Korea. Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8 Plus: Which should you choose?  Arriving alongside Android 8.0 is a beta version of... Read more

The Samsung Galaxy battery case that lets you keep on talking

The Samsung Galaxy battery case that lets you keep on talking

By Pocket-lint Promotion

We've all been there, got to the end of the evening only to find that we've used our smartphone too much during the day and the battery has gone flat. No Uber for you then.But it doesn't have to be that way. The Brexlink Samsung Galaxy S8 battery case... Read more

Get $50 off a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 battery case with Brexlink

Get $50 off a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 battery case with Brexlink

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Galaxy Note 8 owners looking to make their smartphone last even longer can now do so thanks to the Brexlink Galaxy Note 8 Battery Case.The new case offers a whopping 5500mAh of charging capability, more than enough to fully recharge your Samsung Galaxy... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9's rear panel will "change a lot" according to latest rumours

Samsung Galaxy S9's rear panel will "change a lot" according to latest rumours

By Max Langridge

Rumours surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus come in constant waves, and the latest all relate to the rear of the phones. Twitter user and previously reliable tipster Ice Universe has said "the back of the Galaxy S9 will change a lot". However,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get dedicated neural engine for AI tasks

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get dedicated neural engine for AI tasks

By Max Langridge

As it has done with previous versions of the Galaxy flagship, Samsung will release the Galaxy S9 and S9+ with different processors depending on region. The US variants will apparently get Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 processor, while versions released elsewhere... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus battery tips

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus battery tips

By Pocket-lint Promotion

There is nothing worse than getting to the end of your work day and realising that you've got just minutes left on your phone before it turns into an expensive black brick in your pocket or bag.But fear not, there are a few simple tips you can follow,... Read more

The best accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy Note8

The best accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy Note8

By Pocket-lint Promotion

You’ve bought your top-of-the-range smartphone. Now, you’ll want to keep it safe, pristine and comfortable to use. But there are more accessories that are worth considering, too. Here are the ten best add-ons, including slick, smart protective cases,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 may have a notch of its own, for a front-mounted fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S9 may have a notch of its own, for a front-mounted fingerprint scanner

By Max Langridge

Samsung may have listened to some consumer feedback regarding the placement of the fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S8 and resolve the issue for the Galaxy S9. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far? The rear-mounted scanner on the S8 can... Read more

What is Bixby? Samsung's smart AI explained

What is Bixby? Samsung's smart AI explained

By Chris Hall

Forget about Google Assistant, Samsung's new Android flagships, the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ launched their own voice assistant called Bixby.It's Samsung's attempt to take on the likes of Siri, Google Assistant, Cortana and Alexa, with a new AI... Read more

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 9, says S Pen will be much improved

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 9, says S Pen will be much improved

By Max Langridge

After the proper model numbers for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ leaked a few weeks ago, Samsung itself has confirmed there will be a Galaxy Note 9 in 2018. Speaking in an interview with Samsung Newsroom, Cue Kim and BJ Kang, both from Samsung's Global Product... Read more

Samsung launches Connect Tag for indoor and outdoor location tracking

Samsung launches Connect Tag for indoor and outdoor location tracking

By Max Langridge

Samsung has announced a new location-tracking accessory called the Connect Tag. Samsung claims it's the world's first consumer mobile product to use narrow band network technology.This technology connects to the Internet of Things via mobile data and... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 could feature depth-sensing facial recognition technology

Samsung Galaxy S9 could feature depth-sensing facial recognition technology

By Max Langridge

It's a tale that feels as old as time itself; Samsung and Apple being in a constant battle to one-up each other to gain smartphone supremacy. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far? The latest rumour surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S9 suggests... Read more

Samsung confirms development of Bixby 2.0, will be unveiled on 18 October

Samsung confirms development of Bixby 2.0, will be unveiled on 18 October

By Max Langridge

Samsung has accepted that its Bixby voice-assistant hasn't quite received the positive reviews it expected. As a result, the company has appointed Chung Eui-suk, the American Vice Chief at Samsung Research to head up the service intelligence group at... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: What's the story so far?

By Britta O'Boyle

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may have only launched a couple of months ago, but if you thought that would stop rumours circulating for the Galaxy Note 9, you were wrong. Yes, they have already started, albeit only a few, but they have started nonetheless.... Read more

Samsung VR7000 Star Wars limited edition Powerbots use the CycloneForce, Luke

Samsung VR7000 Star Wars limited edition Powerbots use the CycloneForce, Luke

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has partnered with Disney and Lucasfilm for a duo of limited edition Star Wars versions of its VR7000 Powerbot robotic vacuum cleaner.A Darth Vader version comes with Wi-Fi connectivity and own remote control, while a Stormtrooper model is designed... Read more

Samsung might embed a fingerprint reader under the Note 9's display

Samsung might embed a fingerprint reader under the Note 9's display

By Elyse Betters

Samsung's next Note might have a feature that was once rumoured for Apple's iPhone X: an under-display fingerprint reader.According to a note penned by a well-known analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities, Samsung might embed a fingerprint reader under... Read more

What is Samsung Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

What is Samsung Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

By Elyse Betters

Samsung Pay has been active in several countries, including the US and South Korea, for a while and is now available in the UK too.It is a platform that allows you to pay for goods and services simply by waving your Samsung device near a cash register... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ names confirmed for 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ names confirmed for 2018

By Max Langridge

Samsung has begun development on the firmware for the Galaxy S9 series of smartphones and with it, has confirmed there will once again be two models released in 2018. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far?  The news comes via Sammobile,... Read more

Samsung Q9F QLED TV (QE65Q9FAM) review: A shining example of 4K LCD's bright future
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Samsung Q9F QLED TV (QE65Q9FAM) review: A shining example of 4K LCD's bright future

By John Archer

Despite Samsung previously declaring that one of LCD technology's big advantages over OLED was its relative affordability, the brand's latest flagship LCD set actually makes OLED look cheap. In fact, at £4,479 the 65-inch Q9F is the most expensive 65-inch... Read more

Samsung Windows Mixed Reality headset pictured in huge leak

Samsung Windows Mixed Reality headset pictured in huge leak

By Elyse Betters

Samsung plans to dabble in Windows Mixed Reality, it seems.Microsoft is holding an event next week to showcase the future of its Windows Mixed Reality platform, and it'll likely unveil new headsets while it is there - maybe even one from Samsung. Twitter... Read more

Samsung MU9000 4K TV review: Is curved still compelling?
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Samsung MU9000 4K TV review: Is curved still compelling?

By John Archer

With Samsung's flagship QLED TVs this year costing an arm and a leg, many would-be Samsung TV buyers are being forced to turn their sights instead to the brand's much more affordable MU range.We've seen the MU7000 model, which offers bucket loads of features... Read more

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone closer to launch following certification

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone closer to launch following certification

By Max Langridge

Samsung may be stepping up efforts to produce and release its long-rumoured foldable smartphone, the Galaxy X, after appearing in a filing in its home country of South Korea. Samsung Galaxy X foldable phone now likely shelved until 2019 According to SamMobile,... Read more

You can now disable the Bixby button on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8

You can now disable the Bixby button on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8

By Max Langridge

Samsung has released an update for the Galaxy S8, S8+ and Galaxy Note 8, that will let users change the function of the side-mounted Bixby button. What is Bixby? Samsung's smart AI explained Up until recently, when Bixby Voice was finally rolled out... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 could be a slow-mo superstar with 1,000fps camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 could be a slow-mo superstar with 1,000fps camera

By Max Langridge

Rumours surrounding Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9, are already churning away. The latest refers to the camera, which according to a report from Korean publication ET News, could feature a 1,000fps image sensor, capable of shooting... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tips and tricks: The S Pen is mightier than the sword

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tips and tricks: The S Pen is mightier than the sword

By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the most advanced phone that Samsung has ever made. Not only does it offer all the features of the Samsung Galaxy S8 devices, but it debuts the dual camera as well as enhancing the S Pen.For some, the Note 7's early withdrawal... Read more

Best UK contract deals: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Best UK contract deals: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

By Hassan Mohammed

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 8, its most powerful and advanced smartphone yet, bringing even more functionality to the S Pen and introducing dual cameras on the rear, to make your photography even better.The new phone will give you a 6.3-inch... Read more

How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Gestures, smart select, smart capture and more

How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Gestures, smart select, smart capture and more

By Chris Hall

Samsung made a major change in 2018 to the Galaxy S8 and now the Galaxy Note: removing the physical home button, so taking a screenshot is a little different to previous Samsung phones.You have a number of different options when it comes to taking... Read more

How to get an unlocked iPhone 7 or Samsung S7 from £289.99

How to get an unlocked iPhone 7 or Samsung S7 from £289.99

By Pocket-lint Promotion

How much do you think a new iPhone costs? What about a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge? While the latest and greatest flagship mobile phones from Samsung and Apple will set you back a fair penny if you buy brand new, did you know you can save a small fortune by... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 8 in August, expanding its 2017 flagship line up with another stunning device, this time with stylus functionality.The Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus on the other hand, are coming up to a year old now but they are still... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs LG V30: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs LG V30: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung announced its Galaxy Note 8 on 23 August, eight days before LG announced its second flagship smartphone of 2017 - the LG V30.The Galaxy Note 8 brings with it a lovely design with an almost all-screen front, a dual rear camera and an all-new... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's next Note device was unveiled at an event on 23 August in New York following months of rumours. The new Galaxy Note 8 joins the Galaxy S8 and S8+ as the company's third flagship smartphone in 2017, adding a stylus to the mix.The question is,... Read more

Samsung IFA 2017: What was unveiled and how to re-watch event

Samsung IFA 2017: What was unveiled and how to re-watch event

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has turned its attention to consumer electronics.It hosted a press conference during IFA 2017 in Berlin to showcase products designed to cater for "your new normal" -- that's its tagline, not ours. The event already streamed, but you can re-watch... Read more

Samsung updates its Gear IconX wireless earbuds with a battery boost

Samsung updates its Gear IconX wireless earbuds with a battery boost

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has announced another device alongside the Gear Sport and Gear Fit 2 Pro while at IFA in Berlin.It's not another fitness tracker or a watch, but it is a wearable. Samsung introduced the 2018 version of its Gear IconX wireless earbuds. The original... Read more

Samsung takes the wraps off its new Gear Sport fitness smartwatch

Samsung takes the wraps off its new Gear Sport fitness smartwatch

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has introduced a new fitness-focused smartwatch.The Samsung Gear Sport is different from last year's Gear S3 in that it adds 5 ATM water resistance for swimming. Samsung said it's good for salt and freshwater. If you're considering this watch,... Read more

It's official: Samsung announces the Gear Fit 2 Pro fitness tracker

It's official: Samsung announces the Gear Fit 2 Pro fitness tracker

By Elyse Betters

An upgraded version of the Samsung Gear Fit 2 has arrived.After weeks of leaks, Samsung has announced the Gear Fit 2 Pro. The most stand-out features with this device is that it adds 5 ATM swim-ready water resistance, onboard GPS, and access to offline... Read more